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IVAC plans annual dinner Dec. 5

UTICA — The Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development (IVAC) will conclude its 106th year with the 2017 Annual Dinne…
Helping the ends meet

Helping the ends meet

GRANVILLE — With income inequality still creating significant challenges throughout the nation and world, many working families continue to …

Breakfast with Santa

PERU — St. Bede Academy will again hold Breakfast with Santa from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 2, at the Academy.
Master Gardeners receive awards

Master Gardeners receive awards

BLOOMINGTON — University of Illinois Extension Marshall-Putnam Master Gardeners, received awards at the 2017 Illinois Master Gardener Conven…
The power  of the bystander

The power of the bystander

GRANVILLE — Being picked on and intimidated by someone is bad in any situation, but it’s even worse when the target is surrounded by those t…

Andersen indicted for Dewey's murder

HENNEPIN — A Putnam County grand jury on Thursday returned an indictment against Clifford Andersen, 67, of Standard for the murder of his si…
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